New Student Orientation

    Houston Campus: email for more details

    San Antonio Campus: email for more details

    Waco Campus: register now

    Join us for Truett's Waco New Student Orientation on the Thursday and Friday before classes start for the Fall and Spring semesters. This is a great time for community connection, socializing, and a chance to make the most out of your seminary experience.

    See below for the dates of our upcoming New Student Orientation in Waco.

    *All new students are required to attend orientation sessions.
     Friday day is optional for commuter students and Baylor students. If you have a laptop, please bring it on Friday.

    We will host a condensed version of Orientation virtually for those who are taking classes completely online their first semester. If you need to participate in a Virtual Orientation option, please email for more details. Please do not hesitate to reach out if you have any questions (254-710-7334).

    COVID-19 Precautions 

    Please note that we will follow Baylor's guidelines on masking and social distancing at all times throughout Orientation to ensure the safety of all. Visit for the latest policies. If you feel ill or exhibit any symptoms of COVID-19, please do not come to Orientation and email to let us know.

    We look forward to seeing you soon!


    Parking is available in the parking garage next door to Truett Seminary. New students will be able to park in the parking garage during Orientation. It is important to note that a 
    parking permit is required once classes begin.

    If you have any questions, please call Maggie in the Truett Student Services office at 254-710-6071 or 1-800-BAYLOR-U, option 5.
    Orientation Schedule (tentative)

     Worship and Devotion
    Resource Fair
     Breakout Sessions: Academics, Student Services and Financial Aid, Spiritual formation
    Afternoon  Lunch (provided)
     Breakout Sessions: Ministry Connections, Financial Wellness, the Waco Community
     Resource Fair
     Orientation Group Time
    EveningOptional Dinner with Faculty (pending COVID restrictions)

    MorningWelcome and Breakfast (provided)
     Library Tour and Campus Tour
     Resources and Training - You will need your email login (BearID and password) during this session.
    AfternoonLunch on your own
     Optional: Seminary Writing Workshop (requires separate registration)

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